Quotes containing word "order"

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Definitions and meanings of word "order"

• Noun: (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed; example: "the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London"

• Noun: a degree in a continuum of size or quantity; examples: "it was on the order of a mile", "an explosion of a low order of magnitude"

• Noun: established customary state (especially of society); examples: "order ruled in the streets", "law and order"

• Noun: logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements; example: "we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation"

• Noun: a condition of regular or proper arrangement; examples: "he put his desk in order", "the machine is now in working order"

• Noun: a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge); example: "a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"

• Noun: a commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities; example: "IBM received an order for a hundred computers"

• Noun: a formal association of people with similar interests; examples: "he joined a golf club", "they formed a small lunch society", "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"

• Noun: a body of rules followed by an assembly

• Noun: (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy; example: "theologians still disagree over whether `bishop' should or should not be a separate Order"

• Noun: a group of person living under a religious rule; example: "the order of Saint Benedict"

• Noun: (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families

• Noun: a request for food or refreshment (as served in a restaurant or bar etc.); example: "I gave the waiter my order"

• Noun: (architecture) one of original three styles of Greek architecture distinguished by the type of column and entablature used or a style developed from the original three by the Romans

• Noun: the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement; example: "there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list"

• Verb: give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority; examples: "I said to him to go home", "She ordered him to do the shopping", "The mother told the child to get dressed"

• Verb: make a request for something; examples: "Order me some flowers", "order a work stoppage"

• Verb: issue commands or orders for

• Verb: bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations; examples: "We cannot regulate the way people dress", "This town likes to regulate"

• Verb: bring order to or into; example: "Order these files"

• Verb: place in a certain order; example: "order these files"

• Verb: appoint to a clerical posts; example: "he was ordained in the Church"

• Verb: arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events; examples: "arrange my schedule", "set up one's life", "I put these memories with those of bygone times"

• Verb: assign a rank or rating to; examples: "how would you rank these students?", "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "order"

Rudolf Arnheim
7 quotes about order
German Psychologist, Author, Artist
Friday 15 July 1904 - Saturday 9 June 2007
Christopher Alexander
4 quotes about order
American Architect
Born Sunday 4 October 1936
Henry Miller
3 quotes about order
American Writer, Critic, Author
Saturday 26 December 1891 - Saturday 7 June 1980
William Hazlitt
4 quotes about order
English Writer, Philosopher, Critic
Friday 10 April 1778 - Saturday 18 September 1830
Denis Diderot
3 quotes about order
French Writer, Philosopher, Critic, Editor
Thursday 5 October 1713 - Saturday 31 July 1784
Virginia Woolf
4 quotes about order
British Writer, Author
Wednesday 25 January 1882 - Friday 28 March 1941
Gilbert K. Chesterton
3 quotes about order
English Writer
Friday 29 May 1874 - Sunday 14 June 1936
Salvatore Quasimodo
3 quotes about order
Italian Poet, Author
Tuesday 20 August 1901 - 1968
Ali A. Saleh
3 quotes about order
Yemeni President, Politician
Saturday 21 March 1942 - Monday 4 December 2017
George Orwell
2 quotes about order
British Novelist, Author, Journalist
Thursday 25 June 1903 - Saturday 21 January 1950
Albert Camus
4 quotes about order
French Philosopher, Author, Journalist
Friday 7 November 1913 - Monday 4 January 1960
Simone Weil
4 quotes about order
French Philosopher, Activist
Wednesday 3 February 1909 - Tuesday 24 August 1943

When you taste things in the right order, sometimes they taste so much different than if you taste them out of order. Not that there's a right order, like by rule, but just like in a thoughtful way that makes sense.

Mario Batali

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The world is not to be put in order; the world is order, incarnate. It is for us to harmonize with this order.

Henry Miller

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You can never have a revolution in order to establish a democracy. You must have a democracy in order to have a revolution.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

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I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.

Ayn Rand

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We define organic order as the kind of order that is achieved when there is a perfect balance between the needs of the parts, and the needs of the whole.

Christopher Alexander

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Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship.

George Orwell

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In order every one in our homeland learns principles of democracy and the peaceful transition of power, and in order to stabilize and develop multiple choices in democratic practice.

Ali A. Saleh

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For I do not seek to understand in order to believe, but I believe in order to understand. For I believe this: unless I believe, I will not understand.

Anselm of Canterbury

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The universal principle of etymology in all languages: words are carried over from bodies and from the properties of bodies to express the things of the mind and spirit. The order of ideas must follow the order of things.

Giambattista Vico

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Watch out for the fellow who talks about putting things in order! Putting things in order always means getting other people under your control.

Denis Diderot

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A man may be born, but in order to be born he must first die, and in order to die he must first awake.

Carl Sandburg

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Everyone is aware that most of the built environment today lacks a natural order, an order which presents itself very strongly in places that were built centuries ago.

Christopher Alexander

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But in practice master plans fail - because they create totalitarian order, not organic order. They are too rigid; they cannot easily adapt to the natural and unpredictable changes that inevitably arise in the life of a community.

Christopher Alexander

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One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes a revolution in order to establish a dictatorship.

George Orwell

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I think that three-act fundamentalism in film culture is a problem sometimes, because it's almost too obvious, or it's too expected. And it's not the only way to fill two hours, or to phrase things, or to order thoughts, or order ideas.

Jane Campion

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And it's a question of how far we're willing to go in order to let the ego shine, in order to let that beacon penetrate not only the local scene but the world.

Taylor Hackford

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There is a quality even meaner than outright ugliness or disorder, and this meaner quality is the dishonest mask of pretended order, achieved by ignoring or suppressing the real order that is struggling to exist and to be served.

Jane Jacobs

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Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.

Napoleon Hill

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The international order established at the end of World War II could certainly have been worse. However, this order did contain certain factors which bore within them the seeds of instability.

Eisaku Sato

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It got so bad that by the time I was graduated, the only reading I did was in order to get the grade and the only writing I did was in order to get the grade.

R. A. Salvatore

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